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4.0 of 5 Guest house   |   Little Eastacombe, Atherington, Umberleigh EX37 9HP, England
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West Down Guest House
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  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My partner and I have just returned from taking my elderly mother of 90 years to West Down for the second time. We all so enjoyed our first stay in 2012 my Mum was prepared to take the 260 mile journey to be looked after by Brenda with her wonderful meals and Roger with his breath taking flower baskets, tubs... More

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Lancashire
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was our third visit to West Down and as always we were made to feel special. Roger & Brenda are wonderful hosts. Roger provides the warmest bonhomie and Brenda's cooking is to die for! As my partner is a wheelchair user we have always had problems finding suitable holiday accommodation. However, the Swallow room was perfect for our needs... More

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Louth, United Kingdom
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014

This is probably the best Guest House that we have ever stayed in. Brenda and Roger are wonderful hosts and their hospitality is unsurpassed with guests being treated as a extension of their own family - this is reflected in the number of repeat bookings with many visitors returning year after year and now regarded as family friends. Evening meals... More

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Totton, Hampshire
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2014

We never thought we could find the ideal place, West Down is just that. We needed an accessible room and a special diet, With Brenda and a Roger this was no problem. This has to be one of our best holidays ever. Brenda and a Roger enfold you as one of their family, the room was perfect very comfortable, the... More

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Cheddar, England, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2014 via mobile

Look no further for your stay, thank you very very much Roger and Brenda for a very pleasant stay at West Down. Good company, excellent food and superb accommodation. Lots of lovely places to visit. Highly recommended for a stay in beautiful Devon.

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Gloucester, United Kingdom
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3 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2013 via mobile

Recommended by a friend and it lived up to her praises. Brenda and family worked hard to ensure our short break was a real break. This guest house really is a haven buried deep the wilds of North Devon. The rooms are quaint and cosy, with all the usual bits and two easy chairs so we could both rest and... More

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Yeovil, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2013

Arrived not knowing what to expect and, having only spoken to Brenda on the telephone, she told me, "We are like a family here." Oooh I thought, but I needn't have worried, they are indeed like a family and we soon met the other guests who have been visiting Roger and Brenda for many, many years. Everyone was so friendly... More

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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2013

We enjoyed out stay at West Down's immensely. The very warm welcome we received from Brenda and Roger from the moment we arrived was outstanding and we felt part of their family from the onset. The cuisine was first class with fresh vegetables from their garden and superb and inspired menus for each day. West Down is a dream find... More

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2013

The was our first visit to West Down but hopefully it won't be the last. We had the Swallow room which was a disabled room on the ground floor, it had all the facilities one could ask for. Brenda and Roger were the most wonderful hosts one could wish to meet and nothing was to much trouble. The food that... More

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plympton ,plymouth
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2013

A Very Relaxing 3 day break at West Down. Brenda and Roger were very welcoming and chatty from start to finish.Brendas cooking is Delicious.Roger is indeed North Devons answer to Jethro.We would highly recommend your beautiful home at West Down to all our family and friends and anyone reading this review.Look forward to coming back in the near future.Thanks again... More

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Address: Little Eastacombe, Atherington, Umberleigh EX37 9HP, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Devon > Umberleigh > Atherington
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:4 star — West Down Guest House 4*

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Bar / Lounge Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Restaurant Wheelchair access
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
West Down is an AA award-winning guest house which offers friendly, exceptional value B&B accommodation for your North Devon holiday or short break. We are AA **** Highly Commended with the AA Dinner Award every year since 1997 and recently awarded the North Devon Super Service Award and Best Guest House Award. Our meals are freshly prepared using produce from our own gardens wherever possible, and produce from trusted local West Country suppliers. West Down are happy to cater for your dietary requirements. We have recently added a wheelchair accessible room with full wet-room facilities and another room with ramp access from the car park. ... more   less 
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